Using IdentityModel: Useful Extension Methods for Serializing Claim Sets

As a follow up to my last post – the following extension methods make it easy to manually serialize claim sets:

public static XElement Serialize(
  this ClaimSet set, IEnumerable<Type> knownTypes)
{
    DataContractSerializer dcs = new DataContractSerializer(
        set.GetType(),
        knownTypes,
        int.MaxValue,
        false,
        true,
        null);
   
    MemoryStream ms = new MemoryStream();
    dcs.WriteObject(ms, set);
    ms.Seek(0, SeekOrigin.Begin);
   
    return XElement.Load(new XmlTextReader(ms));
}

 

public static XElement Serialize(
  this IEnumerable<ClaimSet> claimSets, string rootName,
  string rootNamespace, IEnumerable<Type> knownTypes)
{
    XNamespace ns = XNamespace.Get(rootNamespace);

    return new XElement(ns + rootName,
                    from cs in claimSets
                    select cs.Serialize(knownTypes));
}

This entry was posted in IdentityModel. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s